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The Great Canadian Birdathon – Support Team No rEgrets!

Team No rEgrets is at it again! They're participating in this year's Great Canadian Birdathon in May, the oldest sponsored bird count in North America, raising money for bird research and conservation. The team is representing the Essex County Field Naturalists' Club and a portion of the money raised by the team will go toward supporting the club's local efforts. If you'd like to sponsor the team, visit their page and make a tax deductible [...]

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Ojibway Prairie Complex Video – 30 Second Spot

Dr. David Suzuki narrates a 30 second tour of the Ojibway Prairie Complex and what makes the area so special.  A longer version is scheduled for release Spring 2016. Stay tuned! https://vimeo.com/151898599 Credits: A Friends of Ojibway Prairie Education Production Windsor, Ontario, Canada Production Company: Foster Visuals Director and Director of Photography: Brent Foster Additional Cinematography: Gerald Mabee Audio/Production: Tammy Foster Assistants: Syx Langemann, and Kayla Scott Filmed on Location at: Ojibway Prairie Complex, [...]

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2014 BioBlitz Results

Essex County's first ever Bioblitz, a biological inventory and awareness program that teams biological experts with local volunteers, was a huge success.  The area of interest was the entire Ojibway Prairie Complex including Ojibway Shores on the Detroit River in Windsor.  Participants studied everything that flies, digs, squirms or grows. Thirty experts and approximately 100 participants set out into the Ojibway Prairie Complex on June 28-29, 2014 to document all flora and fauna they encountered. We [...]

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Fishes of Essex County and Surrounding Waters – Dr. Lynda D. Corkum

A comprehensive field guide of the fishes in Canadian and the surrounding American waters. This book contains descriptions, illustrations and colour photographs of over 102 freshwater fish. http://www.fishesofessexcounty.com/. Pick up a copy of this fantastic book at Chapters in Devonshire Mall today.  It makes a great gift!

Share your bird sightings on WEP Birds

Introducing Windsor-Essex-Pelee Birds or WEP Birds for short!  A great site to share your local bird sightings! WEP Birds is a local birding group page where group members can post sightings, ID questions, general tips, and anything else bird related -- things that are unique and interesting to you about this area! The group is open to ALL experience levels from beginner to 'expert' and is absolutely free. Joining the group is simple. Visit www.wepbirds.com [...]

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